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Auto supplier MöllerTech opens $46.3 million Alabama plant

Auto supplier MöllerTech has completed work on a $46.3 million Alabama manufacturing facility that will create 222 jobs and serve as a flagship plant for a company with operations around the world.

Top MöllerTech executives joined state and local leaders for a grand opening ceremony today at the new 150,000-square-foot facility in the Woodstock community’s Scott G. Davis Industrial Park, just minutes away from the massive Mercedes-Benz assembly plant in Tuscaloosa County.

“This new state-of-the-art plant has been a tremendous effort for everyone involved,” said Dr. Gunther Schmidt, CEO of parent company MöllerGroup.

MöllerTech’s facility will manufacture interior parts for the next-generation Mercedes SUV’s that stem from a $1.3 billion expansion that the German automaker announced for its Alabama facility in 2015. Mercedes announced a $1 billion investment in 2017 that will add electric vehicles to its production lineup, as well as a global logistics center being built near MöllerTech’s facility at the Davis Industrial Park.